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A case report of adult croup: a new old problem.

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Title: A case report of adult croup: a new old problem.
Authors: Nakayama, John M
Tokeshi, Jinichi
Issue Date: Sep 2005
Abstract: Larnygeotracheobronchitis is a common disease of childhood most often associated with infection by parainfluenza virus. Although rare, adult cases have been reported. Adult croup presents similarly to the childhood version; however, the severity is usually much worse, often leading to hospitalization. Presented is the case of an 80-year-old woman with croup, which is the twelfth reported in the English literature.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10524/53435
ISSN: 0017-8594
Appears in Collections:Hawaii Medical Journal Articles For 2005



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